• Cloudy day landscape

    7″ x 8″ pastel painting, unframed BUY at DailyPaintWorks   Somewhere in Central Pennsylvania. The last time I drove cross country, which was in December of 2017, I took many shots of the cloudy skies along the way. I’ve always had a love of clouds. As frequently happens on my…

  • Western Buttes landscape drawing

    10″ by 4.5″  pastel drawing, unframed $75 plus $8 for shipping within the continental US Please E-mail me for international rates   A drawing from my archives while I’m working on a commission. This Arizona Buttes piece is a colored pencil drawing with some pastel layered over it.    …

  • Clouds and Trees landscape pastel painting

     Day 23 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting I painted this landscape scene in acrylics many years ago. I loved the composition so I painted something similar in pastel. Thinking about what to paint tomorrow. My days are planned out more than usual with…

  • Van Gogh pastel sketch

     Day 22 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 8″ x 11″ pastel painting In keeping with yesterday’s theme of the Netherlands I decided to copy Van Gogh’s “Wheatfield with Cypresses”. This was a quick 20 minute sketch. I’m going up to Vermont today  with my husband so there’s not…

  • Netherlands Road landscape painting

     Day 21 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting I wasn’t sure what I wanted to paint and then I remembered Google maps! I’m a native of The Netherlands and I’ve also loved the landscape there even though it’s quite flat. So I went “driving”…

  • Reflections on the Lake pastel landscape

     Day 20 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting NFS Another scene that makes me think of Maine. I’m happy to have made it through day 20 of my landscape challenge. I’m gaining more and more admiration for the landscape artists I know. I’m happy with…

  • Morning Mist in Maine pastel landscape painting

     Day 18 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting  For a number of years we had family vacations in Rangeley, Maine.  The reference photo for this painting was taken on Rangeley Lake. It’s one of  my favorite parts of the country and I suspect we’ll…

  • Above the Marsh Cape Cod pastel painting

     Day 17 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting   Painted from another photo I took on a day trip to Gray’s Beach in Yarmouth, Cape Cod. The boardwalk extends over the salt marshes. It was a gray overcast day. As beautiful as it was I…

  • Clear Day salt marsh pastel landscape painting

     Day 13 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting It’s official . . I’m hooked on painting salt marshes. I’m looking forward to taking more photos tomorrow! Some of the nuances of color don’t translate as well in digital format as I’d like them to.…

  • Resting Crow pastel landscape painting SOLD

    Day 10 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting SOLD I’m never quite sure if it’s a crow or raven but I love these birds. My original intention for this crow/landscape painting was to have more detail in the background. I changed my mind because in…

  • Dark Horizon cloudy pastel landscape

    Day 9 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting painted on pastel board I was looking for some clouds to paint this morning. This is a painting from a few years ago which I wasn’t totally happy with. I reworked the colors of the land and…

  • Early Dusk landscape pastel painting

    Day 8 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting Another landscape which I’ve been wanting to paint for some time. It could be almost anywhere in New England, where I live. I always have a favorite part of the painting. In this one it’s the turquoise…